Talk:Findthee Swing

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The original Captain Swing was the fictional leader of the Swing Riots, a period of rural unrest that occurred in southern England in 1830, they lead to the events surrounding the Tolpuddle Martyrs and the formation of the TUC. Although Findthee Swing is on the opposing side, being part of the establishment rather than the revolutionaries, the fact that many of the riots occurred near Salisbury and the Swing rioters were tried at Salisbury Assizes, gives a pretty big clue as to where Pterry found the name. --Attercop 20:21, 25 February 2009 (UTC)

Ah, another in the list of opposites in Night Watch. You should put that one into Night Watch Annotations. --Old Dickens 23:05, 25 February 2009 (UTC)

I'm not sure what the writer meant here, but breaking your larynx is not "invariably fatal"; the hit can easily be fatal (there's the rest of the windpipe, lots of blood, etc), but breaking your larynx alone is survivable. (unsigned comment by 01:04, 4 Oct 2008)

Yes, I always thought that was put a little strongly, but, without Igors or even Dr. Lawn's immediate attention (and he might not have responded as quickly as usual for this particular patient), and with the building burning down around him the prognosis was pretty grim. --Old Dickens 00:29, 5 October 2010 (CEST)